It is totally ridiculous to use lesbianism the way the author did. I appreciate the exploration of the heroine's sexuality, but there's no reason to exploit it by mentioning lesbian authors. So what if the character or author is a lesbian? Just write a good story and be done with it.
I'm in a British-mystery-writer-phase. (Can you tell?) I rather like Anne Perry's writing and the William Monk character. Of course narrator Davina Porter was reason for trying the series.
Once again, those of you who are offended by the use of the "n" word...even when used in context...should avoid this book. (It still shocks me when I hear it.)
Beware of the "n" word. It's used in context, but if you're offended by its use don't get this book. Otherwise, an OK story with gratuitous sex.
...2 books, 1credit. My favorite way to try new (to me) authors. Turns out it is narrated by one of my favorites. Think I'll try #2.
This wasn't an easy listen, but it was worth every second. I needed to take breaks from this book because it was so involved. John Lee was, as usual, fantastic.
This one just didn't hit the mark. Narrator annoying; storyline not up to par for me, but then again, I'm picky.
I don't know if the tale was any good. Couldn't get past the first sentence. The narrator didn't bother to lower the pitch of his voice at the end of sentence to denote a period. Definitely the worst I've ever heard. Do not waste your credit on this.
Decided to get this book solely because of the narrator. Davina Porter is at her usual best. The story, however, was a slog.
...but about the only kind of book to listen to while too ill to appreciate really well-written or well-narrated books. You can fall asleep in the middle of one chapter and awake in the middle of another and not miss a thing! (winking/smile emoji)
I'm a Follett fan. Unreservedly, totally. I read his books avidly and now I'm listening to them...and the enjoyment continues...
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